The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 13.95% 11.11% 10.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.15% 50.00% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -28.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
SQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 30.23% 22.22% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 6
Average daily rate £300 £259 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £241 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.25 £15.25 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.27% -51.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £15.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +1 11 £350 +35.26%
Pershore - 1 - -
Redditch - - - -
Bromsgrove - - - - 1
Droitwich - - - -
Kidderminster - - - - 1
Malvern - - - - 1
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Sun
3 8 (44.44%) Infor
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) Publishing
6 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) UNIX
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
7 2 (11.11%) Toad
7 2 (11.11%) OLTP
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (11.11%) NHS
7 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Replication

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) OLTP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.56%) Ingres
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.11%) Toad
1 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Support
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Sun Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Sun Support
5 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) NHS Information Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Report Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Information Management
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Sun
2 8 (44.44%) Infor
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) SAP